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Hurricane Katrina / State of Emergency / New Orleans / Blame Game #802350

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 07, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The question of who is in charge of the recovery in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina examined; scenes shown from New Orleans of active duty troops; details given about coordination efforts. [New Orleans police department Supt. Eddie COMPASS†- talks about getting back to normal.] [FEMA director Michael BROWN†- comments on progress.] [Former FEMA regional director John COPENHAVER†- says FEMA failed.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Baton Rouge: Alina Cho) The roadblocks to aid efforts in Louisiana featured; scenes shown of a group of out-of-state firefighters on the LSU campus & evacuees in line. [Peoria fire department Kent tOMBLIN†, Clint KUHLMAN†- say we are waiting to do the job.] [In line, WOMAN - criticizes FEMA.] [BROWN - talks about coordinating help.]

Brown, Aaron;
Foreman, Tom;
Cho, Alina

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